If you are reading my blog because you know me already, you may be wondering why I am starting a new blog with such an unusual name. As a Stay at Home mom I sometimes feel like there is something missing in my life. Everyone always tells me, you will never regret taking a few years off your career but you will regret missing out on those milestone moments with your babies, my little Sprouts. But I did miss it. Was that wrong? Is it wrong to miss being intellectually stimulated? Wrong to be have an outlet for your creative juices? Or a place to use your love of writing? I don’t think so.
Please do not get me wrong. I LOVE being home. Sleeping in a little late if the kids do, being woken up by smiles and hugs that do not always merit a mad dash out the door (though sometimes they do!) Having the ability to take my kids to the amazing program of Bible Study Fellowship because I am home during the day. My kids are my world. But I was feeling like I needed more. Now may not be the best time to start up a blog. I mean, Joy is 4.5, Deano is 2.5 and Teddy is 7 months old. They are more than enough to keep me busy, then add in laundry, dishes, meal prep, cleaning, and running from one activity to another. But I just felt like I needed something. Continue reading “Why Sprouts, Sprites & Dinosaurs?”